Jubilarian Mass Marks 160 Years of Service


A special Mass was organised and took place at noon on Monday 11th March at Saint Mary’s Cathedral to celebrate the anniversaries of the ordination of three members of our presbyterate, and one deacon. Bishop Emeritus Peter Moran – 60 years, Canon Peter Barry – 50 years, Fr. Derick McCulloch – 25 years, Deacon John Woodside – 25 years. Continue reading

Station Masses 2019


Across the Diocese of Aberdeen, each week during Lent there are special Masses held called “Station Masses” held across the deaneries.

Would you like to do something more than give up sugar this Lent? Why not try for an occasional mini-pilgrimage to a Lenten Station Mass? Continue reading

Faith In The North: Reviving Cultures


Faith In The North: Reviving Cultures, an exciting event held at Pluscarden Abbey between 3 – 5 May 2019 focusing on “How can the Church increase involvement in the flourishing of Scottish Culture?” and “How can elements of the Scottish culture spread the message of the Gospel?”

The weekend will combine Lectures, Faith, Food and Scottish Culture. Continue reading

O vere beata nox! – Holy Week for Young People


The Abbot and Monks of Pluscarden invite young people (aged 18-30) to celebrate the Liturgy with them from Wednesday of Holy Week until Easter (April 17 – 23).

Our guests will stay in the Abbey Guesthouses. Those taking part will be able to gain deeper insight into the Christian life, monastic life and the Abbey. There is no charge for staying. If anyone, however, wishes to make a donation, that will be gratefully received. Continue reading